Dr. Franck, my dog seems to have urinary problems. He has been going outside several times and seems to be peeing several times. What should I do? First of all, let’s talk about urinary problems as a whole because they are a fairly common problem for pet owners. These problems can be mild or severe […]
Author: Francis Lagacé
The Complete Dog Diarrhea Guide
If you’ve ever had a dog, I’m sure you’ve probably had a diarrhea problem too. It’s almost a guarantee! Indeed, this problem of the digestive system is certainly among the most common reasons for consultations. So Dr. Franck, why is it so common and what can you do when your dog has diarrhea? As is […]
The Complete Guide To Dog Coughing (What To Do, Symptoms)
Dr. Franck, my dog has a cough, what should I do? Don’t worry my friend, I know you are worried and I will show you everything you need to know. To begin with, let’s get down to the basics: there are many reasons for a dog to cough, and we’ll come back to them a […]
How Long Are Dogs Pregnant?
In these short articles, let’s call them Vet-Express, we will address topics that do not need much explanation. Hence, in this case, the question is simply: Dr. Franck, how long is my dog’s gestation/pregnancy period? The answer is probably a bit variable, although generally we talk about a duration of 58 to 65 days1 , although […]
CBD Supplements For Dogs And Cats: Where Are We Now?
CBD is probably the supplement that attracts the most curiosity from pet owners. This is especially true with the legalization of cannabis in Canada. However, it is important to understand that several companies can produce this supplement (often in the form of oil) and that this field is still relatively new. This also means that […]
How Often Do You Take A Cat To The Vet?
Dr. Franck, I’m wondering how often I should take my cat to the vet. Can you please help me? Of course, I can! If I could answer this question in two words, I would say ‘it depends’! I know that’s not what you wanted to hear, but I like to be spicy sometimes 😉. So […]
What To Know About Pet Insurance: A Quick Guide
Talking about pet health insurance is probably not one of the first things you think about when you start out with a new pet. And yet, when you think about it just a little bit more, you can see all the benefits it can offer. So we will make a tour of the points to […]
Specialists In Veterinary Medicine
General veterinarians are well-known to the public. People who have had an animal in their home have used their services. Then there are also those who are called ‘specialists’ and their role is sometimes less well understood. I have often seen pet owners who were totally unaware of their existence! It will not be possible […]
I Have A Fat Dog: What Can I Do?
Like many people in North America, there are also many dogs that are overweight. When this excess weight gets out of control, it is called obesity. And although talking about weight can sometimes be taboo, the fact remains that it is one of the most important criteria in the health of your pet. Did you […]
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